James Brolin has been cast as Jeff’s deadbeat father on “Community.”
TVLine reports, the Emmy winning actor will appear as Joel McHale’s Jeff dad on the Thanksgiving episode of the upcoming season.
“Community” returns Fri., Oct. 19 on NBC.
In other casting news…
“True Blood” star Adina Porter is set to guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The actress will play Dr. Ramsey in the second episode, which will be a flashback to how the doctors were rescued from the plane crash. [TV Guide]
“Parks and Recreation” alumna Natalie Morales has booked recurring on “90210.” [TVLine]
Sean “Diddy” Combs will guest star in the eight season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” [THR]
Hairspray actress Nikki Bonksy has joined the second season of “Smash,” with details of her character still to come. [Hollywood Life]
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Jeff Garlin has been cast in “Arrested Development.” Garlin will play Mort Meyers in the fourth season of the series. [Paste]